Look Who Showed Up At The Rodeo Cookoff

UPDATE: As per the commenters, it appears to be Nelson and Parton impersonators. It's a little hard to tell from the photo, and it's still a good story.

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That's Dolly Parton behind rodeo volunteer Chad Petrash
Country stars Willie Nelson and Dolly Parton both dropped by the World's Championship BBQ Contest at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Thursday night, reports KHOU.

Rocks Off has no idea what they were doing in town, besides both of them probably love good barbecue. That we know of, neither of them is on tour, except that Nelson more or less always is.

In fact, he's playing the Plaza Theatre in El Paso next Saturday, according to Pollstar. Parton, who played Verizon Wireless Theater last October behind her new album Better Day, is not listed as currently on tour.

Maybe they're filming a movie together.

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That wasn't the real Willie and Dollie. They were impersonators who had been working a trade show both at NAPE. They were attending their sponsors tent at the rodeo.


you know that's not really them yeah?


I'd put money on private parties. As you know HLSR is the big-time for big spenders. 

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